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Three Resumes Have Been Submitted For CSD Board Positions

Big Bear, Ca, May 19, 2011, 12:00pm – Three applicants have turned in their resumes for the two open positions for the Big Bear City Community Services District Board of Directors.   The open positions are due to Rick Ollila and James Smith resigning earlier this month.  Carl Hayner, Christopher Jackson, and Patricia Miller have turned in their resumes to the CSD offices.  Anyone interested in applying for the open positions are encouraged to turn in their resume to the district office before 4:30pm on Tuesday May 24th.  Applicants must be a registered voter within the district, and the status of voter registration of all applicants will be verified on the morning of May...

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Valley Celebrates Participation In Firewise Communities USA Program

Big Bear Valley, CA, May 13, 2011, noon – The Big Bear City Community Services District and the City of Big Bear Lake are celebrating their 4th and 5th year of participation, respectively, in the National Fire Protection Association’s Firewise Communities/USA program, a voluntary initiative to protect local residents, their property and natural resources from wildfires. In order to become part of NFPA’s Firewise program, local communities have enlisted a wildland/urban interface specialist to complete a community assessment and create a plan that identifies achievable solutions to be implemented by the community, sponsored a local Firewise Task Force Committee, Commission or Department, observed a Firewise Communities/USA Day each year that is dedicated to a local Firewise project, invested a minimum of $2.00 per capita annually in local Firewise projects, and submitted an annual report to Firewise Communities/USA that documents continuing compliance with the program. To learn more about Firewise Communities/USA, visit www.firewise.org/usa, for more information on local efforts, go to www.thinisin.org. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30724.mp3|titles=Firewise USA...

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Remaining CSD Board Members Decide To Appoint Open Board Seats

Big Bear, Ca, May 10, 2011, 8:00am – At a special meeting of the Big Bear City Community Services District on May 9th, the three remaining board members voted to fulfill the empty positions, left by Rick Ollila and James Smith when both suddenly resigned last week, by appointment.  The board ruled out a special election due to how expensive one would be.   Those interested in serving on the CSD board are encouraged to take in a resume to the CSD offices by 4:30pm on May 24th.  The board will then hold a special meeting on the 26th of May at 5:30pm to consider the applicants for appointment.  According to Mary Reeves at the CSD, the board “may or may not appoint applicants at this meeting.” [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30707.mp3|titles=csd to appoint bod members...

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Two Special Meetings Set For Community Services District

Big Bear, Ca, May 6, 2011, 1:00pm – The Big Bear City Community Services District will hold two special meetings on Monday, May 9th.  The first meeting will be a special meeting of the Board of Directors at 8:30am to discuss options for filling board vacancies due to the recent resignations by Rick Ollila and James Smith.  The second meeting will be a special meeting of the Finance Committee at 10:00am to discuss the ambulance accounts receivable analysis, and a presentation by the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority will be given to the board.  Both meetings will be held at the CSD offices located at 139 E. Big Bear Blvd, and as always the public are encouraged to attend and may speak during public comment...

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James Smith Also Resigns From CSD Board

Big Bear, Ca, May 4th, 2011, 9:45am –On May 3rd, in an email to the Big Bear City Community Services District, James Smith resigned as Director of the CSD Board.  The CSD has not received a resignation in writing as of the morning of May 4th.  The remaining three board members Jeff Newsome, John Green, and Paul Terry will hold a special meeting in the coming weeks to address options on how they will move forward in their search for now two board members.  According to Board President Jeff Newsome a date has not been set for the special meeting yet as the CSD is working with legal counsel to determine the best route.  “This is unprecedented in our history as far as I know,” said Newsome, “we want to proceed carefully.”   Options include an appointment process, or calling a special election.   Newsome, in response to James Smith and Rick Ollila resigning, told KBHR, “I never suspected, and I don’t think the people who voted for them, especially the people that voted for James, expected a political grit.”  James Smith was unavailable for comment at time of...

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